Muller & Phipps (Ceylon) PLC is the holding company of Pettah Pharmacy (Pvt) Ltd., which serves as an agent representative in Sri Lanka for foreign pharmaceutical companies and operates in importing, whole selling and distribution of pharmaceuticals.

Established in 1964 and listed in Colombo Stock Exchange under the industrial sector of Chemical & Pharmaceuticals, Muller &Phipps (Ceylon) PLC is a subsidiary of E. B. Creasy & Company PLC. The Company's ultimate parent undertaking and controlling party is The Colombo Fort Land and Building PLC.


Pettah Pharmacy has high visibility in key high-yielding therapeutic product markets of Dermatology, gastro, immunology, neuro, oncology, endocrinology and antibiotics etc.

Pettah Pharmacy (Pvt) Ltd., is one of Sri Lanka’s pioneering pharma companies (established in 1956), and counts over 40 years of experience in agency-distributor business operation lines. The company is a partner company within the E B Creasy Group, subsidiary under Muller & Phipps Ceylon Ltd.

Holding a network of dedicated medical promotional teams, handpicked distributors and a well-structured sales and distribution team, the turnover has annually averages USD 5.5 million (in import value). The company operational structure allows the facilitation of new ventures.

With past and present association with prestigious pharma MNCs, we are the Sri Lanka agent-distributor for:

  • Johnson & Johnson ethical pharmaceutical product lines from Janssen Pharmaceutical

(distributorship spanning 35years)

  • MacLeods Pharmaceuticals Ltd-India (5th ranking Indian pharma giant company)
  • ACG Worldwide-India (world’s second largest capsule manufacturer)
  • ACG Pam and ACG Pam-Pac (pharma industrial machinery products).

Our values

Pettah Pharmacy Pvt Ltd is a conscientious organization. We have set ourselves corporate core values based on the ideals of  collective responsibility and integrity. We pride ourselves on our high levels of professionalism and  intense compliance standards. 

Our core strengths / competencies

  • Mature experience and work-related expertise in agency representation
  • Confidence and respect Pettah commands among the medical profession as a distributor of high-quality pharmaceutical products
  • Pettah’s present (and past) association with prestigious pharma MNCs
  • High visibility in key high-yielding therapeutic product markets (CNS, skin, gastro, immunology, neuro , oncology and antibiotics)
  • Dedicated Medical promotional teams
  • Expert handpicked distributors and the well structured sales and distribution team
  • Rationalized distribution principle
  • Consumer (public) image of Pettah as a reliable (‘old and venerable’) pharma company

Our dedicated staff is a true collection of business expertise and professional skills . The company operational structure allows the facilitation of new ventures and moves as per the set solid platform of Marketing, Sales and Distribution, Finance, Regulatory& Supply Chain and IT.